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Impact of circle rates
Times of IndiaNovember 1, 2011

There are several reasons for this, like the stricter general power of attorney norms as well as higher stamp duty. The financier's profit margin is smaller in this scenario," added GP Tiwari (name changed), who invests in real estate. ...more »

Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud
eNews Park ForestNovember 1, 2011

Rockford, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A Rockford man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to bankruptcy fraud. The defendant, Shane Mathew Berry, 39, admitted to making a false statement in documents he signed under penalty of perjury in his 2007 bankruptcy ...more »

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Audit Defence
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Allied Mortgage Fraud Could Cost Taxpayers $1 Billion, USA Says
Courthouse News ServiceNovember 2, 2011

"Hodge also required employees to sign extremely broad confidential agreements and has sued numerous former employees for the slightest perceived breach, including a former tax manager for speaking to the IRS. In one recent such action, when Stell was ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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NICE-Systems' CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking AlphaNovember 3, 2011

On regulation front, in July, the IRS announced plans to facing the requirements of foreign accounting tax compliance act or factor and published implementation timelines with the due diligence requirement becoming a safe deal in 2013. ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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Gilman Law LLP Investigating Shareholder Lawsuit Against Omnicare, Inc.
PR Web (press release)November 1, 2011

Gilman Law LLP, A National Law Firm Representing the Victims of Securities Fraud, is Actively Investigating a Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors in Omnicare, Inc. Gilman Law LLP, a prominent national securities law firm, is investigating ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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Ex-IRS agent pleads guilty to prostitution charge
Sacramento BeeNovember 10, 2011

... to transport persons across state lines for the purpose of prostitution," Nevada US Attorney Daniel Bogden said in a statement. Shiffer was arrested in August by a regional law enforcement team in Reno investigating online escort advertisements. ...more »

Property Taxes
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Southland casino still possible
SouthtownStarNovember 9, 2011

House Bill 3793 would have required voter approval to increase property taxes if property values dropped communitywide. It was voted down 73 to 34. Those who support bringing a casino to the Southland are hopeful the General Assembly is nudging it ...more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Fact Check: Perry's dubious tax promise
USA TodayNovember 1, 2011

And compared with "current law," under which all the 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts would expire, the loss in revenue would be close to $1 trillion in 2015, a reduction of 27 percent in projected revenue. TPC assumes that the existing tax law remains ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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A handful of money issues on ballots in Missouri, Arkansas on Tuesday
KY3November 8, 2011

Voters in Fulton County, Ark. are deciding if a portion of an existing sales tax can be used to pay off a construction bond to build a new jail. Voters in Boone County, Ark. will decide a 1% sales and use tax, which will be split between the county and ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Boost charitable tax deductions through 'booster clubs'
Business Management DailyNovember 4, 2011

There's a way you can claim a charitable tax deduction for your support. Strategy: Join the booster club for an amateur sports program. If you meet the tax law requirements, you can write off the difference between the club dues and the value of the ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Congressman calls on feds to examine Prime Healthcare's billing, taxes
California WatchNovember 7, 2011

Based on another California Watch story, Filner is also asking the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the hospital chain's "apparent tax evasion," based on a charitable gift from a Prime foundation. Filner made his request in two letters: one to ...more »

International Taxation
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Business Lobbying Blocks Laws to Help IRS Collect Taxes
BloombergNovember 9, 2011

In April, President Barack Obama signed a law scrapping a provision of the 2010 health-care measure that sought to curb underreporting of income by compelling businesses to report more transactions to the Internal Revenue Service. ...more »

Tax Planning
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The Trouble With Taxes
MarketMinderNovember 3, 2011

(Though, history on the stock market impact of capital gains tax rate changes is very mixed.) But aside from that, a simpler tax code would probably encourage businesses to rededicate resources to more productive uses than tax planning. ...more »

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